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  • After - and only after - a multiple capture has taken its complete course, the captured pieces are removed from play.
  • In the course of a multiple capture a piece may visit the same cell more than once, but it may not capture the same piece more than once.

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Coup Turc
Both rules are illustrated simultaneously in the 'Coup Turc', a combination that illustrates the implications of the rule that the capture must be completed before the captured men are taken from the board, and the rule that a piece may not be captured twice.


Notation
A white man on f4 can choose 3 directions: f45, fg4 and f4g5. A capture does not necessarily keep a particular line and may end on the square of origin. The 'x' sign comes after the indices, for instance e8g6x, eg8x or f6x.